Utah Economy

Salt Lake Chamber: Business Talk: IMpact Utah

Here’s Derek Miller talking about business. Top performing leaders know it pays to plan ahead and focus on improving their business. We are fortunate to have a non-profit organization to help our businesses in Utah do just that. Here’s Winthrop Jeanfreau, Executive Director of iMpact Utah, to tell us how. …

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We must move to a clean energy economy without leaving rural communities behind

Chris Detrick | Salt Lake Tribune solar panels atop the Salt Lake City Public Safety building. By Steve Glaser | The public forum | September 26, 2021, 3:20 p.m. Some in our legislature are rightly concerned that President Biden’s move away from fossil fuels will shut down Utah’s coal mines …

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Utah’s # 2 employment rate in the country as Delta variant emerges – St George News

Image bank | Photo by Lorenzo de Pexels, St. George News ST. GEORGE – Utah’s August employment rate remains one of the best in the country. According to a summary released by the Utah Department of Workforce Services on September 17, the national unemployment rate was 5.2% in August. Meanwhile, …

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‘LuLaRich’ reveals hole in US economy

People who have heard of LuLaRoe have usually come across him for one of two reasons. Either someone they know tried to sell them the company’s stretch leggings and fit and flare dresses on Facebook, or they saw some of the cheery coverage of LuLaRoe’s very public disintegration as a …

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You’re an Ironman, Utah – race moved to May, then back to Kona

A month after postponing the 2021 Ironman World Championship until February 5, 2022, Ironman officials changed course, deciding to move the event from Kailua-Kona to St. George, Utah. Ironman made the announcement Thursday morning in conjunction with officials from Grand Zion and St. George, Utah, as well as local and …

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Why some missing women don’t get nationwide attention like Gabby Petito

SALT LAKE CITY – It’s easy to see why the mystery surrounding Gabby Petito’s disappearance and death has caught the nation’s attention. A young couple traveling the country, appearing regularly on social media in beautiful settings, seeming happy about their adventures. Then the video stream was gone, only the boyfriend …

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Drought in southwestern United States, worst in century, linked by NOAA to climate change

During the same period, from January 2020 to August 2021, the region also experienced the third highest daily average temperatures measured since record keeping began in the late 19th century, according to the Drought Task of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Obligate. Reuters reports that the study warned …

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US pursues termination of American Airlines and JetBlue deal

(AP) – The Justice Department and officials from six states have filed a lawsuit to block a partnership formed by American Airlines and JetBlue, saying it would reduce competition and lead to higher fares. The Justice Department said on Tuesday that the deal would eliminate significant competition in New York …

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Top 10 Utah Jazz Pieces of the Year! ??

The NBA released this video clip, titled “Top 10 Jazz Performances of the Year in Utah!” “- below is their description. Top 10 Utah Jazz Plays for the 2020-21 NBA Season, including Donovan Mitchell, Jordan Clarkson, Rudy Gobert and more! ?? Subscribe to the NBA: https://on.nba.com/2JX5gSN Full Game Highlights Playlist: …

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2022 should be a benchmark year for Iowa taxpayers

The exterior of the Iowa State Capitol building can be seen in Des Moines on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 (Andy Abeyta / The Gazette) “Today’s legislation ushers in a new era of growth and opportunity in Iowa,” Gov. Kim Reynolds said upon signing the 2021 Tax Reform Bill. “But we …

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